ESSA Plan Submission
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is designed to ensure that all students have a significant opportunity to have a fair and equitable high-quality education and to close educational achievement gaps. These programs provide assistance to rural- and low-income schools and services to students who are migrants, at-risk (including neglected and delinquent), homeless and English learners. In addition, the programs provide assistance to 21st Century Learning Centers and professional development for teachers and leaders.
By design, Missouri's ESSA plan outlines only a portion of the state's system for school improvement. The Missouri School Improvement Plan (MSIP) is the accountability measure of school improvement in the state, and ESSA is a component of that effort. Missouri is well-positioned to lead the nation on student success through our own homegrown systems. By taking additional time to gather feedback and establish our vision for education in Missouri, we hope to create a high-quality plan that meets the needs of all children.
The timeline for the state ESSA plan is as follows:
- Public Comment: Through July 15, 2017
- Reaction and Revision as necessary: July 15 - August 1, 2017
- Gubernatorial Consultation: August 1 - September 1, 2017
- Submission: September 18, 2017
Read the full plan here.
|ESSA Plan Section||Section Text||Comment|
|Introduction||Read Section Text|
|Title I, Part A: Improving Basic Programs||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
|Title I, Part C: Education of Migratory Children||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
|Title I, Part D: Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
|Title II, Part A: Supporting Effective Instruction||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
|Title III, Part A: English Language Acquisition||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
|Title IV, Part A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
|Title IV, Part B: 21st Century Learning Centers||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
|Title V, Part B: Rural and Low-Income School Program||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
|Title VII, Subpart B: Education for Homeless Children and Youth||Read Section Text||Comment Here|
ESSA Presentation to State Board of Education (June 2017)
ESSA Presentation to State Board of Education (February 2017)
In September and October, the department held Regional Meetings on Education to discuss what matters most in public education. Please click the link above to read what feedback meeting attendees and post-meeting survey recipients marked as what matters most to them in education.
Waiver Notice Request for Comments
Continue "Right Test, Right Time" Administration of End-of-Course Assessments
- Waiver letter from Commissioner Vandeven to Deputy Assistant Secretary Monique Chism
- Request for Comments' Notice
Waiver Request Extension for Reporting on Per Pupil Expenditures